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anthing goes...almost

Postby genkaku » Sun Jan 11, 2009 11:17 pm

Seemed like an appropriate place to say hello to one and all and thanks for creating this wonderful venue. I'm potty trained now, so I promise not to post in the Theravada areas. :)

Thanks again and best wishes.

adam

Oops ... I guess I should have put this in introductions, but who would know me if I wasn't making mistakes?
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Re: anthing goes...almost

Postby Ben » Mon Jan 12, 2009 12:47 am

Hi Adam and welcome to Dhamma Wheel.
Its great to have you along!
No proble m about posting your introduction in the wrong section.
Hang on to your shorts while I transfer you!
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Re: anthing goes...almost

Postby retrofuturist » Mon Jan 12, 2009 1:34 am

Greetings Genkaku,

Lovely to see you here. Hope you are well.

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Re: anthing goes...almost

Postby thecap » Mon Jan 12, 2009 1:39 am

Hi genkaku

Nice to see you here. :thumbsup:

genkaku wrote: I'm potty trained now, so I promise not to post in the Theravada areas. :)


Why would you not if you're trained?
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Re: anthing goes...almost

Postby Dhammanando » Mon Jan 12, 2009 2:20 am

Hi Adam,

Welcome to Dhamma Wheel. Thanks for joining us.


genkaku wrote:Seemed like an appropriate place to say hello to one and all and thanks for creating this wonderful venue. I'm potty trained now, so I promise not to post in the Theravada areas. :)



You may post anywhere you like. Just take care not to fall in. :)

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Re: anthing goes...almost

Postby Cittasanto » Mon Jan 12, 2009 8:49 am

hi and welcome
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Re: anthing goes...almost

Postby appicchato » Mon Jan 12, 2009 9:54 pm

Yo G, good to see you here Adam... :thumbsup:
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Re: anthing goes...almost

Postby Fede » Mon Jan 12, 2009 11:26 pm

Er, excuse me....

Whose shorts are these.....??

Oh, they're yours genkaku.
I might have known.

:hello:

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Re: anthing goes...almost

Postby Ngawang Drolma. » Fri Jan 16, 2009 6:10 pm

And don't get flushed down, either genkaku! :toilet:

I'm not sure I'm properly trained yet, so I stick to the Discovering Theravada section ;)
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Re: anthing goes...almost

Postby shoey » Tue Jan 20, 2009 5:57 pm

hello - may i come in ? :smile:

great to see some wise old and not so old faces here - guess i'll be listening more than speaking here.

lots of lovely smillies to play with too. :rofl:

if i trod on any toes - just yell and I'll behave.

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Re: anthing goes...almost

Postby Dhammanando » Wed Jan 21, 2009 1:18 am

Hi Shoey,

shoey wrote:hello - may i come in ? :smile:


Sure. Thanks for joining us. :smile:

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    It were endless to dispute upon everything that is disputable.
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Re: anthing goes...almost

Postby genkaku » Wed Jan 21, 2009 1:26 am

Dhammanando! Bite your tongue! Are you sure he's house-broken? :)

Welcome Shoey, you old rascal!
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Re: anthing goes...almost

Postby Dhammanando » Wed Jan 21, 2009 5:37 am

genkaku wrote:Dhammanando! Bite your tongue! Are you sure he's house-broken? :)


I have no idea, but in any case Shoey lives in the same city as my mother, so I can always send her round to his place if he needs instruction in the correct use of a potty. :smile:

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    “Who lives without reverence lives miserably.”
    Uruvela Sutta, A.ii.20

    It were endless to dispute upon everything that is disputable.
    — William Penn Some Fruits of Solitude,
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Re: anthing goes...almost

Postby shoey » Wed Jan 21, 2009 10:47 am

Dhammanando wrote:
genkaku wrote:Dhammanando! Bite your tongue! Are you sure he's house-broken? :)


I have no idea, but in any case Shoey lives in the same city as my mother, so I can always send her round to his place if he needs instruction in the correct use of a potty. :smile:

Best wishes,
Dhammanando Bhikkhu


was just chatting to your lovely mum the other day Ven Dhammanando,she still hopes that one day you'll get a proper job. :lol:

(wouldnt it be interesting if i did actually know your mum,and not know it.small world eh ?)

well wishes to all,good to be in such fine company.
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Re: anthing goes...almost

Postby Dhammanando » Wed Jan 21, 2009 12:23 pm

Hi Shoey,

shoey wrote:was just chatting to your lovely mum the other day Ven Dhammanando,she still hopes that one day you'll get a proper job. :lol:


I'm surprised to hear that. I thought she'd long since given up hope on that score. :smile:

(wouldnt it be interesting if i did actually know your mum,and not know it.small world eh ?)


Indeed. As you're in Nottingham, would you happen to know if Alan McCormick's Soto group that used to meet on Millicent Road in West Bridgford is still a going concern?

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    “Who lives without reverence lives miserably.”
    Uruvela Sutta, A.ii.20

    It were endless to dispute upon everything that is disputable.
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Re: anthing goes...almost

Postby shoey » Wed Jan 21, 2009 10:58 pm

Hi Ven Dhammanando
will make a few enquiries to see if Alan still has the group sittings as would be interested if their still going.
havent sat with them in some years tho met Alan a few years ago when i was doing some photographic work for the council in the nottingham caves, which he was also involved in.He had just returned from Japan.
I was studying Rinzai in London at the time but often sat with the group, which helped dispel notions of "differences" in traditions.
i was introduced through them to some lovely Thai Forest monks visiting notts. :smile:
this was over 20 years ago - sheeesh.temper fugit.

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